The other Citadel
The Mohamed Ali Mosque is not the only mosque within the walls
This is a good time of year to visit Upper Egypt and the Western Desert oases. Here is the lowdown on getting from A to B.
Twist with a twist
The Whirling Dervishes of Konya have wandered far afield from the Turkish birthplace of their sect to perform in those parts of the world where Sufism has had the most impact -- including Iran and parts of the Middle East.